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The Greatest Show on Earth - The Evidence for Evolution

by Dawkins, Richard

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Published
2009
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As New
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First
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9781416594789
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New York: Free Press, 2009. An As New copy in an As New dustjacket which is not price clipped. First US Edition, First Printing. ix + 47 pages. Illustrated throughout. The book is a stunning counter-attack on advocates of 'Intelligent Design', explaining the evidence for evolution while exposing the absurdities of the creationist 'argument'. Dawkins sifts… Read more
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The Thirteen Steps to the Atom - A Photographic Exploration

by Martin, Charles-Noel

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Published
1959
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Very Good
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First
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London: George G. Harrap, 1959. Gilt title on -blue boards which have some light marks and a little wear to spine head and tail and to corner tips. Internally there is age toning to endpapers else very clean, tight and unmarked. 256 pages. 118 photographs and some line drawings. The collection of photographs covers a scale ranging from… Read more
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image of Mission to the Planets  -  The Illustrated Story of Man's Exploration of the Solar System

Mission to the Planets - The Illustrated Story of Man's Exploration of the Solar System

by Moore, Patrick

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Published
1990
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As New
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First
ISBN
9780304318957
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London: Cassell, 1990. An As New Copy with an As New Dustjacket which is not price clipped. a large format book of 128 pages. Patrick Moore, one of the astronomers who provided maps of the moon in the period before probes were launched, has provided commentaries for television and radio from the very beginning; as one who has been personally… Read more
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Origins - The Evolution of Continents, Oceans and Life

by Redfern, Ron

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Published
2001
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780304354030
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$27.34

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London: Cassell, 2001. A Fine unmarked copy apart from an inscription to front endpaper with Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of 360 pages printed on glossy paper. A lavishly produced work illustrated throughout with colour photographs and maps. This exceptional book celebrates the inevitability of global change and highlights our need as human beings to recognize and adjust to… Read more
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The Governance of Science - Ideology and the Future of the Open Society

by Fuller, Steve

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Published
2000
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780335202348
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$8.20

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Buckingham: Open University Press, 2000. A Fine unmarked copy. xii + 167 pages. The ground-breaking text offers a resh perspective on the governance of science from the standpoint of social and political theory. Science has often been seen as the only institution that embodies the elusive democratic ideal o the 'open society'. Yet, science remains an elite activity that… Read more
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Statistics for the Social Sciences with Computer Applications

by Walsh, Anthony

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Published
1990
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060468941
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New York: Harper and Row, 1990. A near Fine copy in laminated boards which has a small name to front endpaper else unmarked. xvii + 373 pages. The book is a comprehensive and flexible text that is suitable for a wide variety of teaching styles and orientations toward the subject matter. **** NOT AN EX LIBRARY COPY… Read more
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Passion for Astronomy

by Moore, Sir Patrick

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780715398630
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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1991. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. 207 pages. Profusely illustrated. Why are we fascinated by a starlit sky? With this single question, Sir Patrick Moore sets out on a journey of exploration and investigation which takes the reader to the edge of the universe and back in… Read more
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image of Living for the Future  -  Personal Actions to Conserve Non-Renewable Resources for Future Generations         (SIGNED COPY)

Living for the Future - Personal Actions to Conserve Non-Renewable Resources for Future Generations (SIGNED COPY)

by Ralls, J. Warner

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780682485630
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New York: Exposition Press, 1976. SIGNED BY AUTHOR TO front endpaper with dedication ALSO a SIGNED LETTER enclosing the book. A near Fine copy unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. 71 pages. The book outlines a practical course of action for personal lives that has a twofold purpose - 1) to conserve our precious and… Read more
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Science

by Fuller, Steve

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780335198481
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$16.41

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Buckingham: Open University Press, 1997. A near Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards (Fine apart from a mark left from removal of a label to lower spine and very small indentation to front side. viii + 159 pages. What qualifies such seemingly disparate disciplines as paleontology, high energy physics, industrial chemistry and genetic engineering as 'sciences', and hence worthy of… Read more
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Emotional Intelligence - Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

by Goleman, Daniel

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Published
1996
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780747526223
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$9.57

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London: Bloomsbury, 1996. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from a tippexed out name to top margin of title page) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xiv + 352 pages. First edition, First printing. The author's fascinating and persuasive book argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, and that emotions play a much… Read more
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Enzyme Technology

by Tauber, Henry

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Published
1943
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New York: John Wiley, 1943. A near Fine unmarked copy which has a neat contemporary name to front pastedown with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. vii + 275 pages. 43 figures in the text. This volume presents practical material concerning the role and use of enzymes in industry, their preparation, and their use in medicine. A… Read more
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The Twice-Born - A Study of a Community of High-Caste Hindus

by Carstairs, G. Morris

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$13.67

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London: The Hogarth Press, 1957. Gold title on red cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear. Internally there is an inscription to front endpaper, light foxing to closed edges else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has a little wear to top edge and is not price clipped. 343 pages. Preface by Margaret Mead.… Read more
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image of Statics  -  Including Hydrostatics and the Elements of the Theory of Elasticity

Statics - Including Hydrostatics and the Elements of the Theory of Elasticity

by Lamb, Horace

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Published
1933
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Very Good
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1933. Gilt title to spine on red cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with just a little wear to spine head and tail and to lower corner tips. Internally there is a small name and year to front endpaper, some remnats of tape to endpapers and just a few marks also to endpapers else very… Read more
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City of Light - The Story of Fiber Optics

by Hecht, Jeff

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Published
1999
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780195108187
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. xii + 316 pages. 27 main and many illustrations in the text. Fiber optic technology is revolutionizing telecommunications and thus our lives. Networks of optical fibers have spread around the world, opening the door to the possibility of a new information age, and spurring telephone and… Read more
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image of Einstein's Legacy  -  The Unity of Space and Time

Einstein's Legacy - The Unity of Space and Time

by Schwinger, Julian

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780716750116
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New York: Scientific American, 1986. A Very Good+ copy with silver title on blue cloth boards (Fine apart from creasing to front endpaper) with VG dustjacket. xii + 250 pages. First edition, First printing. Julian Schwinger was awarded the Einstein Prize in 1951, the National Medal of Science in 1964, and the Nobel Prize for Physics in… Read more
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Homes of Primeval Man - Wandering in the Caves of Czechoslovakia

by Kunsky, Josef

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Published
1954
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Good
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First Edition
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Prague: Artia, 1954. Gilt title on cloth boards which have foxing to front and fading to spine but no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. Map endpapers. Internally a Very Good+ copy. A large format volume, unpaginated, profusely illustrated with stunning photographs of the caves with their unique stalactites and stalagmites and fascinating geological structures. Note: A LARGE… Read more
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The Roots of Mankind

by Napier, John

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780045730070
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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1971. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy with dustjacket which has a little wear to top edge. 240 pages. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. The author, a leading authority on primates and their functional behaviour, was a pioneer in the teaching of primate biology, and in this book he approaches evolution from a… Read more
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The Talking Ape - How Language Evolved

by Burling, Robbins

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780199279401
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New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. ix + 286 pages. In this fascinating, mind-opening book, Professor Burling not only presents the most convincing account of the origins of language yet published: he sheds new light on how language affects the way we think, behave, and relate to each other. He gives… Read more
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Cognitive Styles and Learning Strategies - Understanding Style Differences in Learning and Behaviour

by Riding, Richard and Rayner, Stephen

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Goldring Books
Published
1999
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Fine
ISBN
9781853464805
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London: David Fulton, 1999. A Fine unmarked copy. 217 pages. First published in 1998. Cognitive style may well turn out to be the missing element in the study of individual differences. The book reviews and integrates research on style differences in learning and behaviour and describes the 'Cognitive Styles Analysis' which provides a simple and effective method of assessing… Read more
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image of The Collapsing Universe  -  The Story of Black Holes

The Collapsing Universe - The Story of Black Holes

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091317706
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London: Hutchinson, 1977. A Very Good+ clean and tight copy which has a name to front endpaper and an ink correction to a formula on one page. Dustjacket is also VG+ and is not price clipped. First UK edition. Asimov explores the implications of black holes, with lucid excursions into related questions. Was the mysterious 30-megaton blast that flattened… Read more
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